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Business & Economics

Alberta Companies Participate in Agroexpo 2018 in Izmir, Turkey (2018-04-09)
Be a Host Farm or Ranch for Alberta Open Farm Days (2018-04-09)
Considering the Spring Price Endorsement (2018-04-09)
Contract Extension for Alberta Sugar Beet Growers (2018-04-09)
Wood Biomass for Sale/Wanted (2018-04-09)
Direct Marketing: A Growing Opportunity for Alberta Farms (2018-03-29)
Advancing an Emerging Hemp Industry (2018-03-26)
Employment in Alberta's Agri-Food Industries (2018-03-26)

Crops

Spring Grazing Management: The Grass Matters Webinar (2018-04-23)
Horticulture Checklist for April (2018-04-09)
New Woodlot/Forestry Services Listings (2018-04-09)
Tweet Your Crop Questions to ABCropChat (2018-04-09)
Assessing This Year's Winter Wheat Crop (2018-03-29)
Considerations for Your Cropping Plan (2018-03-26)
Download the 2018 CropChoice$ Crop Budgeting Tool (2018-03-26)
Off-Season Orchard Management (2018-03-12)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Monitor for Insect Pests this Growing Season (2018-03-29)
Cereal Aphid Manager App Now Available (2018-03-26)
Alberta's Elm Pruning Ban Starts April 1 (2018-03-19)
Monitoring for Swede Midge (2018-03-19)
Beneficial Insects: The Unsung and Unheralded Heroes in your Field (2018-02-27)
Efforts Continue to Keep an Invasive Perennial Grass in Check (2018-02-27)
More Requests for the Farmer Pesticide Certificate Program (2018-01-24)
Three Insect Forecast Maps Go Live (2017-12-06)

Food & Ag Processing

Registration open for Trade and Logistics Workshop (2018-04-23)
Make Your Snack Bars in Leduc (2018-03-26)
Exporting Alcoholic Beverage Products to the U.S. Webinar (2018-03-12)
Alberta Companies Part of Canadian Mission to U.S. Midwest (2018-03-05)
Alberta Agri-food Products Showcased on Cookpad Japan (2018-02-15)
Proposed Front-of-Package Labelling (2018-02-15)
Food & Hotel Asia and Philippines Trade Mission Opportunity (2018-01-15)
Sustainable Procurement in the Food Industry (2018-01-15)

Learning & 4H

New Scholarships for Alberta Rural Youth (2018-04-23)
What's on the Table for Agriculture Literacy Month (2018-03-05)
Celebrating One Hundred Years of the Lamont and District Agricultural Society (2018-01-24)

Livestock

Concerns with Putting Cattle Early onto Pasture (2018-04-09)
Knowing Animal Behaviour is Key to Livestock Handling Safety (2018-03-29)
2018 Heritage Chicks Available (2018-03-26)
Nominate a Researcher or Scientist Making a Difference to the Canadian Beef Industry (2018-03-26)
AFAC Awards of Distinction Honours Farm Animal Care Champions (2018-03-19)
Get the Factsheet on the Recent Vitamin Shortage (2018-03-12)
Apply Now for the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program (2018-03-05)
Banff Pork Seminar (2017-10-31)

Rural Services

Protecting your Families, Pets, and Livestock (2018-04-23)
Engaging With Your Municipality (2018-04-09)
Nurturing Mental Health and Wellness on the Farm (2018-04-09)
Get a Sneak Peek of the 2018 Growing Season (2018-03-29)
Apply Now for the 2019 Nuffield Canada Agricultural Scholarships (2018-03-19)
Check your Winter Burn Sites (2018-03-19)
Revamped "Safe Transportation of Farm Equipment in Alberta" Now Available (2018-03-12)
Start with a Farm Hazard Assessment (2018-03-05)

Soil/Water/Air

What Are Your Fertilizer Requirements for Spring? (2018-03-29)
Register for the Webinar: Soil Information Viewer - Steps to Becoming an Expert (2018-03-26)
Get the Dirt on Soil in Alberta (2018-03-19)

Statistics

Alberta Farmland Values Continued Steady Climb in 2017 (2018-04-23)
Farm Types in Alberta: The Analysis (2018-03-12)
Reports See Growth for Canada's Agriculture Exports (2017-10-31)

Trade

Alberta Companies Generate Leads at Foodex Japan (2018-03-29)
Attend the Climate Smart Agriculture Mission to West Africa (2018-03-29)
Alberta Companies Explore Newly Opened Thailand Seed Potato Market (2018-03-19)
Exhibit at the IFT Expo this July in Chicago (2018-03-19)
SIAL China 2018 (2018-01-24)
Visit to Vietnam Identifies New Opportunities for Alberta's Food Industry Suppliers (2018-01-24)
Are You Ready to Export and Go Global? (2018-01-15)
International Financial Institutions Boot Camp and Workshop (2018-01-15)

Weather & Climate

Alberta Climate Information Service: Weather You Need it or Not - Webinar (2018-04-09)
Alberta Moisture Situation as of April 17, 2018 (2018-04-09)
Alberta's Moisture Situation as of April 4, 2018 (2018-03-29)

Business & Economics

Beef and Pork Exports - Jason Wood breaks down the 2017 numbers, looks at what is happening this year (Call of the Land, 2018-04-25)
Seeding and Crop Insurance Deadlines - Zsuzsanna Sangster reminds producers of the seeding deadlines and April 30 insurance deadline (Call of the Land, 2018-04-24)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (2018-04-23)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary (2018-04-20)
Changes to the AgriStability Program (2018-04-19)
Spring Price Endorsement (2018-04-17)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (2018-04-16)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary (2018-04-13)

Crops

Shelterbelt Planning - Toso Bozic discusses steps in planning a shelterbelt (Call of the Land, 2018-04-26)
Understanding the Effects of Weather - Emile DeMilliano discusses the importance of putting the weather into context with the growing season (Call of the Land, 2018-04-24)
ABCropChat (2018-04-23)
Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Update (2018-04-23)
Looking at the Big Picture (2018-04-23)
Spring Grazing Management (2018-04-20)
Alberta Field Pea Environmental Product Declaration (2018-04-19)
What are your spring fertilizer requirements part 2 (2018-04-19)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

2017 Clubroot Survey (2018-04-12)
Canola Diseases (2018-04-11)
2018 Insect Surveys (2018-04-10)
Diseases in Pulse Crops (2018-04-06)
Cereal Aphid Manager App (2018-04-05)
Why an Invasive Perennial Grass Could be an Issue (2018-04-04)
Invasive Perennial Grass (2018-04-03)
Order Your Blue Book (2018-03-29)

Food & Ag Processing

Understanding the Local Food Market in Alberta (2018-04-11)
More on GMO's and Consumers (2018-03-23)
Understanding GMO's (2018-03-22)
Opportunity for Alberta Exporters (2018-01-25)
Japan Major Sporting Events Export Workshops (2018-01-22)

Learning & 4H

A Big Day for Agricultural Societies (2018-03-21)
4-H Volunteers Honoured (2018-01-24)

Livestock

2018 Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and innovation (2018-04-17)
Supplementing Winter Forage (2018-04-11)
Don't Turn Cattle Out Too Soon (2018-04-10)
Get Your Heritage Chicks (2018-04-09)
New Vitamin Factsheet (2018-03-20)
Managing Potential Vitamin Deficiencies in Cattle (2018-01-24)
Vitamin Issues for Livestock Producers (2018-01-23)

Rural Services

Engaging with Your Municipality - Jeana Schuurman discusses a new document from the Farmers' Advocate Office to help landowners (Call of the Land, 2018-04-26)
Recognizing and Managing Stress - Dr. Nick Mitchell discusses how to identify and deal with stress, and available resources (Call of the Land, 2018-04-26)
Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame - Nomination deadline is April 30, 2018 (Call of the Land, 2018-04-24)
Alberta Open Farm Days (2018-04-17)
Be a Host Farm or Ranch for Alberta Open Farm Days (2018-04-16)
Farm Safety Planning (2018-04-16)
Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame (2018-04-13)
Nuffield Scholarships (2018-04-03)

Soil/Water/Air

Soil Information Viewer (2018-04-12)

Statistics

Farmland Values - Farm Credit Canada releases its 2017 Farmland Value Report (Call of the Land, 2018-04-25)
More on Employment in Alberta's Agri-Food Industries (2018-04-05)
Employment in Alberta's Agri-Food Industries (2018-04-04)
Using Population Census Numbers (2018-03-29)
Latest Population Census (2018-03-28)
Crop Farm Types in the 2016 Census (2018-03-21)
2016 Census of Agriculture Farm Types (2018-03-20)

Trade

Alberta and the North American Free Trade Agreement (2018-04-20)
Generating Leads at Foodex Japan (2018-04-18)
Climate Smart Agriculture Mission (2018-04-13)
Participate at the 2018 Institute of Food Technologists Expo this July (2018-03-29)

Weather & Climate

Alberta Climate Information Service - Harry Brook discusses this valuable tool and a May 2, 2018 webinar to help producers learn how to use it (Call of the Land, 2018-04-25)
Snowpacks in the Province (2018-04-09)
Climate Change Conference (2018-03-28)

Ministry Information

Growing Forward 2 Agriculture Programs Launched in Alberta (2018-03-29)

Rural Services

Knowing Animal Behaviour is Key to Livestock Handling Safety - Livestock handling information on learning animal psychology and triggers for unsafe animal handling (Farm Safety Newsletter, 2018-04-25)
Nurturing Mental Health and Wellness on the Farm - Farmers learn to deal with feelings of fatigue, anxiety or depression (Farm Safety Newsletter, 2018-04-25)
Parent Alert: The Hazards of Livestock - Information for parents to keep children safe on farms that contain livestock (Farm Safety Newsletter, 2018-04-25)
Revamped "Safe Transportation on Farm Equipment in Alberta" Now Available - Description of revised farm equipment transportation manual and how to get a copy (Farm Safety Newsletter, 2018-04-25)

Business & Economics

Noticed in the Big Apple (2018-01-21)
Top Three Trends at Grocery Innovations Canada 2017 (2018-01-21)
Upcoming Events (2018-01-21)
Calling all Alberta entrepreneurs! (2017-11-29)
Demand for local food growing in Alberta (2017-11-29)
Explore Local Resources (2017-11-29)
Regional Food Producer Profiles (2017-11-29)
StatsCan 2016 Census includes farm direct marketing question (2017-11-29)

Food & Ag Processing

Online food safety course for meat processors (2017-11-29)

Statistics

2016 Farm Direct Industry Census Highlights (2018-01-21)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, March 2018 (2018-03-27)
Food News, January 2018 (2018-02-16)
Food News, February 2018 (2018-02-15)
Food News, December 2017 (2017-12-13)
Food News, November 2017 (2017-11-16)

Business & Economics

Alberta Direct Market Average Fruit and Vegetable Prices - 2017-2018 - A summary of average prices for direct market fruit or vegetable crops for the period 2017-2018. (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Changes in the Ethnocultural Landscape of Alberta and New Cropportunities (2018-02-27)
Trends (and how to take advantage of them) (2018-01-29)
Scoring a Growing Season - What Makes Success? (2017-10-30)

Crops

Disease of the Month - Fireblight - Overview of damage, symptoms, disease cycle and management of Fireblight (Erwinia amylovora), a bacterial infection that attacks the Rosaceae family. (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - May 2018 - Various odds and ends of information and articles of interest to horticultural producers from the May 2018 issue of Hort Snacks (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Hort Snacks - May 2018 - Introduction to the May 2018 issue of Hort Snacks, a newsletter with timely articles targeted at direct market horticulture production (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Insect of the Month - Tarnished Plant Bugs - Overview of the life cycle, monitoring and management of Tarished Plant Bug, a pest of many fruit and vegetable crops (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Late blight Information (all crops) - Overview of late blight of potato and tomato (Phytophthora infestans), an aggressive disease threatening potato and market garden crops in Alberta. (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Late blight and greenhouse crops - An overview of risk factors for introducing late blight of tomato into greenhouse crops and how it might impact the greenhouse industry (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - May 2018 - List of necessary tasks for horticultural producers to complete as ongoing maintenance for their fruit and vegetables during the month of May (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops - List of events being held in May, June and July 2018, that might be of interest to horticulture crop producers (Hort Snacks, 2018-04-26)